• Short Summary

    THE COUNCIL OF THE E.E.C. (EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY) HELD ITS 54TH SESSION NOV 6 IN?

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    THE COUNCIL OF THE E.E.C. (EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY) HELD ITS 54TH SESSION NOV 6 IN THE PALAIS DES CONGRESS, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, UNDER THE PRESIDENCY OF HERR ALFRED MUELLER-ALMACH, STATE SECRETARY AT THE WEST GERMAN MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS.

    MINISTERS AND STATE SECRETARIES OF THE COMMON MARKET MEMBER NATIONS WILL CONSIDER THE TARIFF CUTS THAT HAVE BEEN DISCUSSED IN GATT (THE WORLD-WIDE ORGANISATION FOR MULTILATERAL TARIFF DISARMAMENT). BOTH BRITAIN AND THE COMMON MARKET HAVE AGREED TO CUTS AVERAGING 20 PER CENT IN THEIR TARIFFS AGAINST THE REST OF THE WORLD. THE MAIN PROBLEM FOR THE COMMON MARKET IS WHETHER TO GO AHEAD WITH THIS AGREEMENT EVEN THOUGH THE UNITED STATES IS UNABLE TO MAKE CUTS OF THE SAME SIZE.

    BRITAIN'S LORD PRIVY SEAL, MR. EDWARD HEATH, WILL ATTEND THE NOV 8 SESSION, DURING WHICH THE FIRST ROUND OF DETAILED DISCUSSIONS ON BRITAIN'S POSITION IN RELATION TO HER OBLIGATIONS TO THE COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES WHICH MR. HEATH PRESENTED IN PARIS LAST MONTH. THE CRUCIAL TALKS TO DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT BRITAIN CAN FIND A BASIS FOR MEMBERSHIP, WILL NOT TAKE PLACE UNTIL 1962.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABL5KAPDB8LW5GPL6K7QBMRRCO
    Media URN:
    VLVABL5KAPDB8LW5GPL6K7QBMRRCO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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